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Midnight movies

Author: J Hoberman; Jonathan Rosenbaum
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, ©1991.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Makino Mamoru Collection on the History of East Asian Film
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Synopsis: These are a few of the over 100 films discussed in Midnight Movies, a comprehensive and in-depth look at the subculture movies of the past three decades. Here is the complete history of cult films, their makers, and their audience; an examination of how films become "midnight movies," and what keeps audiences coming back to see them over and over; an exploration of the connections between subversive film  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Hoberman; Jonathan Rosenbaum
ISBN: 0306804336 9780306804335
OCLC Number: 22909287
In: Makino, Mamoru, 1930
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, ©1983.
Description: ix, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
Acknowledgments --
1: Birth of Rocky Horror --
2: Cults, fetishes, and freaks: sex and salvation at the movies --
3: Underground --
4: El Topo: through the wasteland of the counterculture --
5: George Romero and the return of the repressed --
6: John Waters presents "The Filthiest People Alive" --
7: Rocky Horror madness --
8: Eraserhead --
9: Rock, drugs, drag, camp, punk, gore, and agit-prop --
10: Rethinking midnight movies: a dialogue --
Afterword --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: J. Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum.
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